FTX-Backed Anthropic’s CEO Declined OpenAI's Merger Offer: The Information
FTX bought a stake in Anthropic supposedly worth $500 million, according to an internal document circulated before last November’s bankruptcy filing....
- Anthropic's CEO and co-founder, Dario Amodei, declined an offer from OpenAI's board of directors to merge.
- The proposal included Amodei replacing the fired CEO of OpenAI, Sam Altman.
- It is unclear if the merger proposal led to any serious discussion.
- FTX, a cryptocurrency exchange, bought a stake in Anthropic worth $500 million.
- The U.S. Department of Justice alleges that the investment in Anthropic came from customer funds.
The sentiment of the article is neutral. It provides factual information about Anthropic's CEO declining a merger offer from OpenAI and the allegations made by the U.S. Department of Justice regarding the investment in Anthropic.